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The fourth Sunday of the NFL season is about to get underway, and there’s plenty of reasons to be excited heading into this slate. The action is kicking off earlier on Sunday as the Vikings and Saints go at it in London. Lamar Jackson and the Ravens are home dogs against Josh Allen and the Bills, who are coming off a humbling loss to the Dolphins. Doug Pederson returns to Philadelphia with his surprising Jaguars, who take on the last unbeaten team in the league. And Tom Brady goes toe to toe against Patrick Mahomes after falling to Aaron Rodgers in Week 3.
We’re here to track all the betting and fantasy angles you need to know as we rocket toward kickoff in Week 4, including line movements, injury updates, inactive lists, depth chart news, the buzz on the betting market, key information from our partners at Caesars Sportsbook and plenty more.
Here’s a look at the odds (as of Sunday) for the Week 4 slate:
Minnesota Vikings (-3) vs. New Orleans Saints in London, O/U 41.5
Cleveland Browns (-1) at Atlanta Falcons, O/U 47
Buffalo Bills (-3) at Baltimore Ravens, O/U 51
Washington Commanders at Dallas Cowboys (-3), O/U 41.5
Seattle Seahawks at Detroit Lions (-3.5), O/U 48
L.A. Chargers (-5.5) at Houston Texans, O/U 45
Tennessee Titans at Indianapolis Colts (-3.5), O/U 43
Chicago Bears at N.Y. Giants (-3), O/U 39.5
Jacksonville Jaguars at Philadelphia Eagles (-6.5), O/U 45.5
N.Y. Jets at Pittsburgh Steelers (-3.5), O/U 41.5
Arizona Cardinals at Carolina Panthers (-1), O/U 43.5
New England Patriots at Green Bay Packers (-9.5), O/U 40.5
Denver Broncos at Las Vegas Raiders (-2.5), O/U 45
Kansas City Chiefs at Tampa Bay Buccaneers (PICK), O/U 45.5
Los Angeles Rams at San Francisco 49ers (-1.5), O/U 42.5
Get the latest odds from Caesars Sportsbook and others for each Week 4 game, here.
The most popular Under bet by tickets is Bears-Giants, per Caesars Sportsbook. It’s also the lowest total on the board at 39.5.
Meanwhile in London:
Books did not love that missed XP. In line to pay off all the MIN -2.5 bets throughout week and all the NO +3.5 and +4 bets from the last 24 hours.
Cowboys WR Michael Gallup will make his season debut today as well after suffering an ACL tear last season. TE Dalton Schultz is also active.
Welcome back, Shaquille Leonard. Star linebacker makes his 2022 season debut today.
Shaquille Leonard and DeForest Buckner are active for #TENvsIND. pic.twitter.com/i8idMoSF3g
Some heavy-hitters for the Lions and fantasy managers inactive today …
#SEAvsDET inactives presented by Henry Ford Health pic.twitter.com/Hz0ASNmPhN
Jaguars WR Zay Jones (ankle) is officially inactive.
Cordarrelle Patterson is active for Atlanta.
Falcons inactives: WR Jared Bernhardt, LB Nick Kwiatkoski, LB Quinton Bell, OL Chuma Edoga, WR Bryan Edwards, DL Matt Dickerson
No Keenan Allen for Los Angeles
Donald Parham Jr.
Ed Oliver sidelined again for Buffalo. Bill do get back Jordan Poyer, Gabe Davis and Mitch Morse.
Today’s inactives. #BUFvsBAL pic.twitter.com/huNzKPd7zF
No Ronnie Stanley for Baltimore today
Today’s inactives vs. the Bills. pic.twitter.com/CABBiz6vqp
Big bet in DAL-WSH: A New Jersey bettor is all in on the Commanders today, via Caesars Sportsbook.
$100,000 Commanders +3 (+100)
$100,000 Commanders ML (+143)
Would win a combined $243,000
Justin Fields’ O/U for passing yards is… 146.5 😨
77% of the tickets and 75% of the money is on the OVER 📈 pic.twitter.com/IuOcjLquKC
The over/under in Seattle-Detroit has gone up from a consensus 47.5 to 48.5. Not sure why given the injuries on Detroit’s side already bet the spread down from -6 to -3.5 by yesterday. Public is evenly split. Some influential / deep pocketed bettors must like the over
Some notable total splits from Caesars Sportsbook:
67% of tickets on the total and 81% of the dollars wagered on the total are Under 45.5 for Broncos-Raiders.
64% of tickets on the total and 76% of the dollars wagered on the total are Over 45.5 in Jaguars-Eagles.
54% of tickets on the total and 92% of the dollars wagered on the total are Under 42.5 in Rams-49ers.
64% of tickets on the total are Over 47.5 for Browns-Falcons, but 54% of the dollars wagered on the total are Under 47.5.
76% of tickets on the total are Under 39 for Bears-Giants, but 50% of the dollars wagered on the total are Over 39.
Some notable spread splits from Caesars Sportsbook:
75% of tickets on the spread and 83% of the dollars wagered on the spread are on the Browns -1 vs. Falcons
86% of tickets on the spread and 76% of the dollars wagered on the spread are on the Cowboys -3 vs. Commanders
63% of tickets on the spread and 69% of the dollars wagered on the spread are on Raiders -2.5 vs. Broncos
71% of tickets on the spread are on Chiefs +1, but 67% of the dollars wagered on the spread are on Buccaneers -1.
78% of tickets on the spread are on Cardinals +1, but 55% of the dollars wagered on the spread are on Panthers -1.
Per Caesars Sportsbook: Josh Allen UNDER 1.5 passing TDs has twice as many tickets as any other prop wage.
Steam on Buffalo with some spreads moving from BUF -3 to -3.5. Maybe an indicator that fewer wind concerns, Gabe Davis/Dawson Knox likely to play boosting BUF support.
My non stats based (and 100% biased) forecast / wish is less pressure helps Lamar/Ravens and hurts Allen/Bills
Continues to sound optimistic for CMC, but definitely keep an eye on his status. Panthers play in the late afternoon window, so have an insurance plan ready if things take a turn.
While Christian McCaffrey plans to test his quad in early warmups, the Panthers remain optimistic McCaffrey will play today against the Cardinals, per sources.
The player with the most money to score a TD today: Jamaal Williams 🦁pic.twitter.com/2AWxrQhMyQ
It’s not a good morning for Alvin Kamara fantasy owners.
Alvin Kamara was started in 85% of CBS leagues. There are going to be some angry Fantasy managers waking up to see the news
Interesting nugget from Caesars: UNDERs are hitting at 60% through Week 3, the highest since 1991.
If you have an open roster spot on your fantasy team, go check and see if Brian Robinson is available. The Commanders running back is expected to be activated after Week 4, according to the NFL Network. A miraculous comeback after Robinson was shot multiple times in an attempted robbery that occurred at the end of camp.
Looks like the weather is going to be a factor in Jaguars-Eagles. Should be the case for a lot of games in the northeast today.
Trying to get the field ready for a football game in less than 4 hours. #Eagles #Jaguars pic.twitter.com/gB0gjqGToh
As New Orleans hobbles into their London game, their NFC South rivals are getting back to full strength. According to multiple reports, Chris Godwin, Russell Gage and Julio Jones are all expected to play today against the Chiefs. Tampa Bay is also getting Mike Evans back from his one-game suspension.
Meanwhile, Caesars announced that a Nevada bettor placed a $50k bet on Saints ML on Friday. At +150, they’d be looking at a $75k win.
Just under 10 minutes until kickoff for Saints-Vikings. According to Caesars Sportsbook, 84% of the bets are on Minnesota to cover.
It looks like wind will be a factor in Buffalo-Baltimore and the O/U is now coming down (50.5 in most) with some line predictors headed to 50. Model line is 49. So the major fantasy players should all still put up good stats, but not as great as you might have otherwise had
#Bears K Cairo Santos (personal) has been downgraded to out for today’s game. Michael Badgley, who just signed yesterday, takes his place.
With Kamara out the Vikings line is moving rapidly. Opened -1, then moved to -2.5 w/ Jameis, Thomas out and now -4 most places and even -4.5 at FanDuel. Looks like wynn still has -3.5 if you like MIN
Alvin Kamara is inactive today. Huge blow for the Saints and fantasy owners. Mark Ingram should see the bulk of the work at running back now.
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